THE BOUTET DE MONVEL MYSTERY CLOCK: AN ART DECO FLOATING TURTLE MYSTERY CLOCK BY CARTIER, PARIS, CIRCA 1927
SOLD: Acquired by the Cartier Collection
A clock composed of a hexagonal marble base in the shape of a column surmounted by a sterling silver dish engraved and black enameled with the hours and minutes at the edges, when filled with water, a turtle with concealed iron implant floats and indicates the time set by a magnet concealed at the side; 7 jewels, 2 adjustments, movement in brass and steel, numbered 114825, Geneva Clock Co., Swiss
- Dial signed Cartier, signed and numbered European Watch & Clock Co, 13041
- 5 5/8 × 7 3/8 inches
A RARE COLLECTIBLE JEWEL ENQUIRY
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